Total Disc Arthroplasty & Total Disc Replacement

Total Disc Arthroplasty Replacement

Total Disc Arthroplasty & Total Disc Replacement  Degenerative Disc Disease is a common ailment that affects hundreds of people each year. This is not actually a disease, but a condition, where the discs in the spine degenerate. This can happen as a result of age, injury, or other conditions. Sometimes it is painless and causes […]

Lumbar Microdiscectomy

Lumbar Microdiscectomy

  Lumbar Microdiscectomy Many people experience lower back pain on a daily basis. There are several different treatments available for back pain, but after everything has been done, numerous people have to turn to surgery. Surgery can be painful and have a long recovery, but there are some options within that category that are considered […]

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

  Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion The spine is made up of the spinal cord, vertebrae, and discs. These discs are very important for our range of motion and to cushion our bones against damage. As we age, these discs sometimes become warped, harden, or even tear. This can be extremely painful, especially in the lumbar […]

Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

  Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Also known as PLIF surgery, a posterior lumbar interbody fusion is a relatively common surgery used to treat severe back pain. This is one of two surgeries that are usually used to treat pain in the lumbar region, or lower back. There are many different reasons that someone might need […]

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery In the incredible advancements of modern medicine, one of the most amazing things that we have been able to develop has been minimally invasive surgery. Historically, surgery was dangerous and difficult because of wound care, blood loss, and complications. With the use of modern instruments and techniques, patients have less risks, recover […]

The Fusion Alternative: Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery

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Considering surgery to treat a problem cervical disc? Patients now have access to a new procedure to replace problem discs that offers faster recovery and greater mobility than traditional treatments. A new device called Mobi-C® Cervical Disc helpsfusions-not-the-only-option-for-cervical-disc-replacement-surgery recipients maintain neck motion and reduces the risk for further damage to the spine. This poses a great improvement over typical […]

Cervical Disc Problems and What You Can Do About Them

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Neck pain is unfortunately common, especially if you’re recovering from an injury or advancing in age. But pain stemming from cervical disc disease can be especially debilitating, especially when the resulting pain and loss of mobility starts to affect your quality of life. Fortunately, there are new treatments available that offer better recovery, comfort and […]

Spine Disorders: Diagnosing Common Deformities

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The spine is an important and complex part of the human anatomy, supporting the entire body and allowing us to move. It follows that spine disorders can have significant impact on a person’s movement and functioning. Spine disorders can affect both children and adults. The likely course of treatment depends on what condition you’re diagnosed with […]

5 Conditions That May Require Lumbar Spine Surgery

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If you have pain in your lumbar spine — or low back — you may be worried you need to have surgery. Many times, back pain can be treated using non-surgical methods, such as rest, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication, walking or exercise and physical therapy. In some cases, steroid injections can help. Typically your orthopedic doctor will assign […]

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